For the record, I have been writing plays and scripts as long as I have stories. So when I found this thing called StoryWars, where people wrote stories in a collaborative effort, I decided I would get back to fiction writing, outside of my mermaid show. But I ran into obstacles like this:

Then, the ruffles surrounding her tail shone in the sunlight.

Me: Wait! I can't afford a tail like that! I'll have to change the character design! Oh wait....